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At Comic Con 2012 I had the privilege to sit as a guest on the “Captain Action” panel.  During the course of the panel we were treated to several great announcements for the franchise such as a special, limited edition Arctic Caption Action figure for the holidays, news of the development of a CA animated… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 8, 2012No Comments
The worse kept secret in licensing this weekend has been the coming announcement of Hasbro, Lucasfilm and Rovio all teaming upto release product for an Angry Birds/Star Wars mash-up.   Tomorrow should be the official renouncement inducing an event at the Toys R Us in Times Square.  Fortunately we have a reader on the inside and… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 8, 2012No Comments
Special variants celebrate covers of Marvel Comics’ Captain America and The Mighty Thor, God of Thunder SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 10/4/2012 – Round 2 and Captain Action Enterprises are pleased to announce the release of two more Marvel costume sets as part of the ongoing Captain Action toy line.  The Classic Cover Series offers variant… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 8, 2012No Comments
We are happy to announce that the BBTS Shared Exclusive – Transformers Prime – First Edition figures are now available for preorder. The Deluxe set of 4 contains Vehicon, Starscream, Terrorcon Cliffjumper, and Arcee – and is priced at $59.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS22263&mode=retail&picture=aux1 The Voyager set of 2 contains Optimus and Bulkhead – and is priced at… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 7, 2012No Comments
The villains have broken out of Arkham Asylum and must be stopped! Sound the alarm! The Joker, The Penguin, Poison Ivy and Scarecrow have escaped from Arkham Asylum with the help of Dr. Harleen Quinzel. These villains are about to wreak havoc in the streets of Gotham City! Help Caped Crusaders Batman™ and Robin swoop… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 6, 2012No Comments
  In celebration of Global James Bond Day today, Check out the opening credits video and images for 007 Legends. Perfect timing for the 50th Anniversary, the highly anticipated video game features an original, overarching storyline tying together five classic Bond movie-inspired missions (Goldfinger, Die Another Day, Moonraker, License to Kill, and On Her Majesty’s… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 5, 2012No Comments
With New York Comic-Con falling just two weeks before Halloween, Diamond Select Toys wanted to have some special horror-themed product to offer visitors to their booth. So they took three of their upcoming vinyl bust banks — a Walking Dead zombie and Universal’s Frankenstein and the Creature from the Black Lagoon — and made black-and-white… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 5, 2012No Comments
  MOTUC Fans, He-Man® is having a birthday and we’re celebrating at MattyCollector.com! It’s hard to believe 30 years have passed since The Most Powerful Man in the Universe® muscled his way into our world but it’s true… on October 12, 2012, He-Man® turns the big 3-0! We’re partying all day long with a special… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 5, 2012No Comments
Visitors to the Action Figure Xpress booth at the San Diego Comic-Con were treated to two unprecedented Minimates box sets: the first Minimates of the Marvel super-team Alpha Flight and the first Minimates ever for the original Thundercats cartoon! Well, response was so strong for those sets at SDCC that AFX is continuing those two… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 5, 2012No Comments
Disney•Pixar Cars Movie Fans, No need to race around town looking for the all-new lineup of vehicles from your favorite Cars movies… just pull into a participating Kmart store on Saturday, October 20th! Arrive at 9 a.m. local time and you’ll find each store well stocked with five new entries in the Silver Racer Series… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 5, 2012No Comments
There was a time when my son and I thought there should be animals in HeroClix.  In the set called “DC75” Beast Boy of the Teen Titans, Doom Patrol and currently being featured on Young Justice, was given 4 forms.  Person, bear, cheetah and T-Rex. This week WizKids announced that they would revisit the character… Read More
Erik "Superfriend" Skov • October 4, 20123 Comments
Today Mattel revealed their plans, panels, and exclusives for New York Comic Con 2012:   Posted by Admin on October 3, 2012Toy Fans,It’s almost time for New York Comic Con to unleash its power in the Big Apple, and Mattel is ready! We’ll be right there at Javits Center when the show opens Friday, October… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 4, 2012No Comments
The Battle Beasts have invaded San Francisco in the pages of IDW’s comic book mini-series, and now they’re invading Zoo York! Diamond Select Toys will hold a Battle Beasts signing at their booth at New York Comic-Con with Brooklyn-based artist Ulises Farinas, the artist behind the wraparound cover (and the SDCC exclusive cover) for Battle… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 3, 2012No Comments
Just in time for the holiday season – Gears of War™ fans, video game enthusiasts, and collectors can now bring the game to life by building models of the most popular vehicles – C.O.G. Armadillo, C.O.G. Centaur and C.O.G. King Raven – as well as recreate the Locusts vs. Delta Squad Battle – with these… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 3, 2012No Comments
New in stock and preorders from BigBadToyStore.com ————- NEW PREORDERS ————- TRANSFORMERS DARK OF THE MOON MEGATRON DARK ENERGON EDITION This new Asian exclusive recolor has Leader Class Megatron redone in black, purple and silver.  We have this figure listed at $139.99, and he is set to come out sometime this December. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11582&mode=retail “GREMLINS” MOGWAI… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 3, 2012No Comments
Yesterday Mattel announced the line-up of what will go on sale 10/15 on MattyCollector.com Toy Fans,I hope you’re sitting in a comfortable chair before you start reading the list of products for our October sale because you’re gonna be here awhile. It’s so big, so jam-packed with toy awesomeness, it barely fits in our News… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 3, 2012No Comments
Toymunkey Studios in collaboration with Gecco Corp is proud to announce a new line of PVC Statues based on the popular Konami video game series and hit movie Franchise Silent Hill 2! First up, Red Pyramid Thing or “Pyramid Head” is a creature derived and manifested from dark self-punishment feelings of the protagonist “James” in… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 3, 2012No Comments
Watch the epic trailer of the Lego Lord of the Rings™ video game -Coming Oct. 30th to a console (or PC) near you! Visit the website for games and more cool stuff-  http://thelordoftherings.lego.com   Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 3, 2012No Comments
Toy makers such as Hasbro and Mattel showed off their entrants to the busy holiday toy season at the Time to Play Holiday Showcase Friday. A new Furby and Barbie are among the holiday hopefuls. MarketWatch’s Andria Cheng reports via WSJ’s WorldStream. Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 2, 2012No Comments
Welcome back to another Monday (or whatever day you check the site for a new episode) and welcome to October… Jason’s favorite month. September was such a jam-packed month of awesome geekness that it will still resonate for a couple of weeks here at GSi. Last week I was the guest of our friends at… Read More
Daniel Pickett • October 2, 2012No Comments
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